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Pumpkin Patches and a Chili Cook Off

This weekend felt quintessentially October. Visits to pumpkin patches, a chili cook off, snacking endlessly on pumpkin granola. It was a good one and reiterated in my mind why the fall is my favorite season of the year. It’s such…

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NEMO GoGo Elite 1-Person Inflatable Bivy Tent Review

The NEMO GoGo Elite is a 1-person minimalist shelter with a front vestibule. The NEMO GoGo Elite Inflatable Bivy Tent is a 1-person minimalist shelter that’s more spacious and comfortable than a bivy sack, but far more compact than most…

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10 Awesome Running Trails in the U.S.

One of the best parts of running is getting outside and experiencing the great outdoors. Instead of pounding away on a treadmill or sticking to the same old city-loop, try one of these 10 iconic trails that are destinations in…

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The 10 Best Fitness Marshall Workouts

With more than A MILLION subscribers to his YouTube channel, the Fitness Marshall has a serious following. And if you love a good dance workout, it’s easy to see why. His workouts are insanely fun, super poppy, full of attitude…

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Things I’m Loving Friday #205

Hello, hello! Happy Friday to some of my favorite people! I hope your week was a good one. My parents left before dawn this morning and while I wish their trip could’ve been longer, I’m so glad we were able…

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REI Activator Soft-Shell Winter Hiking Pants

REI’s Activator Soft Shell Pants are breathable winter hiking pants with a gusseted crotch and articulated knees for ease of movement Finding a good pair of winter hiking pants that will keep you warm while venting excess sweat is one…

7 Things No One Tells You About Long-Distance Cycling

Fresh off my first century ride, I’m a little wiser and lot sorer than when I began this journey. And while I’ve been riding for years, the increased distance forced me to learn a lot about cycling, from body positioning…

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Workout I Did: Learning to Surf

We all have that one thing that we’ve always wanted to try to but for whatever reason we just haven’t. For me, that thing is surfing. I grew up in the mountains of central Pennsylvania with a family that wasn’t…

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Short Length Ultralight Sleeping Pads

The NEMO Tensor Insulated 20S Sleeping Pad is 48 inches long and weighs 9.5 ounces. Switching to a shorter torso length sleeping pad is a good way to reduce the weight of your ultralight backpacking gear because your legs don’t…

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5 Must-Do Leg Exercises for Cyclists

Whether it’s pedaling efficiency, correcting muscular imbalances or generating more power, weight-training can help you become a better cyclist. While you’ll still need to work on your core, these five essential leg-strengthening exercises, which can be done at home with…